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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Thursday, 03 September 2015

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on this day in history.  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.  

1772  The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on this day in history.  

1772  Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on this day in history.  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on this day in history.  

1780  On this day in history barbados hurricane begins  

1786  On this day in history captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

1794  On August - 11 jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  

1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.  

1805  On this day in history pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on August - 11.  

1811  On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  On this day in history janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

1823  On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on this day in history.  

1828  On August - 11 edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 11.  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.  

1835  On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  On this day in history marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1852  On August - 11 nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on this day in history.  

1858  Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on this day in history.  

1860  On August - 11 nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on this day in history.  

1860  James Wilson, politician on this day in history.  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.  

1863  Cambodia becomes French protectorate on August - 11.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on this day in history.  

1600  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  On August - 11 birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

0480  On August - 11 death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

1180  On this day in history guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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